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Lighting Cameraman DP



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Johannesburg, Gauteng - 2154 - South Africa


I have been in the television industry over 30 years and most of it was filming and editing programmes for broadcast. My interested in production, that is filming and editing enriched my capability to captured and edited powerful chronicles, perceptions and content from Africa and the rest of the world.

ExperienceHaving realized my passion for television and film as a young man, I worked for various media companies for several years and accumulated a wealth of experience in camerawork, video-editing and directing. Armed with the prerequisites, I started working as a freelancer with different disciplines,
Today, I can boasts of clients such as Carte Blanche, 50/50, SABC, IUCN, Eskom and Magna Carta to mention a few. The diversity in the client base demonstrates my prowess in delivering a wide spectrum of video productions, which span from corporate videos, wildlife, current affairs, business and history among other facets. I have also filmed for Gallo images and have delivered a wide rang of video stock footage.

I have produce inserts throughout Africa covering the continent’s most pertinent and challenging socio-political stories. I have captured and edited powerful narratives, perspectives and content from the DRC, Egypt, South Sudan, Rwanda, Senegal and more recently Botswana and Namibia. Further afield, my work took me to Japan and New Zealand, where I covered the earth quacks and Tsunami for Carte Blanche. Local I have produced for 50/50, SABC and work for ABC (Australia Broadcasting Corporation) CCNTV and RT and a cameraman and videoeditor.
EducationSelect One: Television
Soho School of editing Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

To supplement Peter’s editing skills I took a editing course fro FCP and Motion Graphics 3.
Certificate : The 5 C's of Cinematography
This certificate course covered the five basic camera creative operations
Speciality I am a cameraman/editor producer/director and a video journalist; I have filmed in challenging environments around the world for many years. From volcano mountaintops to humid rain forests, from countries at war to those devastated by natural disasters. I have worked throughout Africa covering the continent’s most pertinent and challenging socio-political stories. I have captured and edited powerful narratives, perspectives and content from the DRC, Egypt, South Sudan, Rwanda, Senegal and more recently Botswana and Namibia.Further afield, my work took me to Japan and New Zealand, where I covered the earth quacks and Tsunami for Carte Blanche. Local I have produced for 50/50, SABC and work for ABC (Australia Broadcasting Corporation) CCNTV and RT and a cameraman and video editor.
Hardware ProficiencyI have a Sony fs 700 with a 4k external recorder, i have different lenses as well that I use for my wildlife filming,
I also edit of FCP and Premiere CC

I have worked with most camera types.
Software ProficiencyI am proficient with PC and Mac, i work well in Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint, I also love Photoshop, Motion graphics and Video colour grading.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng - 2154 - South Africa


Cinematography   •   Lighting Cameraman DP
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